Buying Friends, Awful Ice Cream and Breast Deodorant

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As usual, here’s the round-up on the weirdest events from around the world… THE PRICE OF FRIENDSHIP “Whoever said, ‘Money can’t buy you friends’ clearly hasn’t been on the Internet recently,” wrote The New York Times in April, pointing to various social media support services that create online superstars by augmenting one’s Facebook “friends,” Twitter […]

MauiTime Book of Lists

"King's Cart" by Vincent Goudreau and Javier Martinez, at the Schaefer International Gallery exhibit, Legacy of Land

  Compiled by Anthony Pignataro and Anu Yagi Everyone likes lists, right? David Letterman’s Top Ten, the Chicago Seven, the Forbes 400, the Indianapolis 500–wait, that last one might not be right. Anyway, we seem to enjoy reading about stuff in list form because it’s fast and easy, which is why we decided to do […]

Village Cafe and Sweet Shoppe Maui Tweet Up on Thursday May 5 #mauitweetup @debbi4vcss

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Come hang out with social media folks of Maui. Village Cafe and Sweet Shoppe (@debbi4vcss) is hosting this mixer on their open air lanai, with pupus and non alcoholic beverages. If you haven’t been to the Village Cafe yet this is an excellent opportunity to check them out. Handheld devices are welcome! Thursday, May 5, […]

Staying Connected at MauiTime Tweet Up

We joked in the first five minutes that the tweet up was running on MauiTime because our German visitors (@hawaiitwentyten) were the first to show up at 11:50 (five minutes early). But the meeting got rolling to over twenty tweeters quite quickly.Our initial goals were to learn about and write down at least two to four handles and personalities, but

Tsunami Official Says it Looks Like We Dodged a Bullet

Though we haven’t gotten official confirmation, all signs point to this being a near miss for Maui and Hawaii. A representative with the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center told the Honolulu Star-Bulletin that it appears Hawaii “dodged a bullet.” Reports of roads opening in South and Central Maui were also coming in via Twitter. A more […]

Twitter Updates for 2009-09-30

Khon update from Kirk Matthews says an investigation is underway to determine if there is a threat of tsunami for the state # New MauiDish post: Tsunami Warning for State of Hawaii http://bit.ly/srceQ mauitsunami # New event post: Impromptu Tour of the Q 103.7 Studios http://bit.ly/r26rJ # Compliments of the always entertaining and informative Shaggy. […]

Twitter Updates for 2009-09-29

For more on AMBC's Save the Arts program,http://bit.ly/Vu3WY # Text msg fwd: A Makebelieve Company Clothing now available at HI-TECH in Kahului and Paia. Portion of da proceeds benefits Save the Arts! # .@kifn Ooh! The mochiko chicken looks tantalizing too! Will have to try it my next visit. Blessed areour yummy neighboring establishments in […]